October 05, 2017

Meeting Materials

Thursday, October 5, 2017

11am - 1pm
Young Lawyers Program at Savannah Law School

Featured Speaker:
Ashley N. Scott,
Assistant City Attorney, City of Atlanta Law Dept.


3 - 4:15pm

Part I: Civil Rights in the Port City in the 1960's - How Two Communities Came Together

C. Elisia Frazier,
Savannah GA Section Council member and Past Chair, ABA Civil Rights and Social Justice.

James B. Blackburn,
Sr. City Attorney of Savannah during the 1960s , now an attorney in Savannah, GA
Hon. James F. Bass, Jr. ,
Judge, Chatham County Superior Court
Edna Jackson,
Former Mayor of Savannah and student professor


4:30 - 6pm
Part II: Civil Rights, Present and Future, in Savannah and Beyond

Stephanie O. Burgess,
immediate Past President, Port City Bar Association

Lester Johnson,
Civil Rights attorney and former State President, Georgia NACCP
Christopher Middelton,
Attorney and former president, Port City Bar Association


Friday, October 6, 2017

8:45 - 10:15am
Florida v. Georgia Water Wars in the U.S. Supreme Court

Matthew Z. Leopold, 
Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, P.A., Tallahassee, FL

Christopher M. Kise,
 Foley & Lardner LLP, Tallahassee, FL
Scott Steinbrecher, 
Assistant Solicitor General, Office of the Colorado Attorney General, Denver CO
R. Todd Sillman
, Dentons, Atlanta, GA


 10:30 - 11:45am
What's Next for Property Law and Government Regulations After the Supreme Court's Landmark Decision in Murr v. Wisconsin?

Kelly Walsh,
Schwabe Williamson and Wyatt, Vancouver WA (Vice Chair, SLG Eminent Domain Committee)

Janet Bush Handy,
 Maryland Department of the Attorney General, Baltimore, MD
Professor Molly
 Brady, U. Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville VA


 1:30 - 3pm
Historic Properties: Preservation and Resilience

Lai Sun Yee, Esq.
, Acting Deputy Regional Administrator, FEMA Region 2

Introductory Presentation: Savannah College of Art & Design

 3:15 - 4:45pm
Deepwater Ports: Security Threats and Responses at Ports and Terminals

Peter Knight,
Robinson & Cole, Hartford CT
Rikki L. Simmons,
Research Assistant, Savannah Law School

Kevin Doyle,
Director of Protective Services, Georgia port Authority
Lt. Commander Joshua Rose
, Prevention Department Head, US Coast Guard, Savannah, GA
Alan West,
Senior Marine Inspector, Compliance Systems, Inc. Savannah, GA


5 - 6:30pm
Confederate Emblems: Remove or Retain-That is the Question

Moderator/ Speaker: 
Donna Frazier, Parish Attorney, Caddo Parish, LA